24th Eastside Culture Crawl Offers Customized Festival Experience with Live & Virtual Programming Options

“Hypebae” by Kayan Hamadeh. Image courtesy of the artist

Vancouver’s Eastside Arts District invites audiences to experience the creative resilience of the visual arts community during the newly expanded 24th annual Eastside Culture Crawl, taking place across two consecutive weekends: November 12–15 and November 19–22, 2020. Continue reading:
24th Eastside Culture Crawl Offers Customized Festival Experience with Live & Virtual Programming Options

Bill Reid Gallery: Resurgence – Indigiqueer Identities

Two Spirits at the Carnival Stations of the Cross. By Levi Nelson, Oil, acrylic on canvas, 2019. Private collection.

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents the exhibition Resurgence: Indigiqueer Identities, curated by Jordana Luggi – which celebrates the deeply personal and profound work of four emerging artists – and their unique identities and stories as queer Indigenous people, on display October 21, 2020 – January 24, 2021. Continue reading:
Bill Reid Gallery: Resurgence – Indigiqueer Identities

Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 60+ New Murals in 9 Neighbourhoods, Plus a New Mobile App!

Image: Vancouver Mural Festival

2020 marks Year 5 of Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF). To celebrate, VMF announced an expanded 3-week festival – August 18 through September 7 – featuring over 60 new murals in 9 neighbourhoods across the city. Plus, a new mobile App to help you discover them all. Continue reading:
Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 60+ New Murals in 9 Neighbourhoods, Plus a New Mobile App!

Visit a Hidden Gem Museum in Kitsilano

Vancouver Maritime Museum, a registered non-profit, has been working since 1959 to preserve and share the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest and Arctic. 

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Visit a Hidden Gem Museum in Kitsilano

2020 Vancouver BIKEnnale/WALKennale Launches for August!

Pump up your tires and lace up your sneakers – the Vancouver Biennale is launching BIKEnnale/WALKennale!

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2020 Vancouver BIKEnnale/WALKennale Launches for August!

ComeBack to Attractions this Summer

There’s something about getting a new perspective on a place you thought you knew well. Now that many of Vancouver’s beloved attractions are reopening their gates, bridges, and gondolas, it’s an excellent chance to look at the city with fresh eyes. Put yourself in the shoes of a tourist and explore one of the world’s top city gardens, marvel at local and international art, embark on a water adventure and basically have an answer when out of town friends ask you about fun things to do around here. Use this list as a jumping-off point to start from this summer! Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions this Summer

Tickets now on sale for MOA’s latest exhibit – Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

Death of the Virgin, Kent Monkman (2016)

The Museum of Anthropology, a place of world arts and cultures with a special emphasis on the First Nations peoples and other cultural communities of British Columbia, re-opened on July 8. With the re-opening, MOA introduced Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, an exhibit that carries the viewer on a journey through the past 150 years of Canada. The postponed critically acclaimed exhibition was originally scheduled for May 8 – October 12, 2020, and will now display from August 6, 2020, to January 3, 2021, making its final stop in Vancouver following a three-year, cross-country tour, during a pivotal moment in the global discourse on systemic racism. Continue reading:
Tickets now on sale for MOA’s latest exhibit – Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience